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Find hope th​​rough our surgical weight loss programs

La cirugía de pérdida de peso, también conocida como cirugía bariátrica, es una herramienta para producir una pérdida de peso significativa para las personas con obesidad mórbida. Si ha luchado sin éxito contra un problema de peso grave, Baylor Scott & White Health puede ayudarlo a tomar el control de su salud y cambiar su vida.

Hemos dedicado los recursos necesarios para brindarle una atención integral, incluida la educación del paciente, asesoramiento prequirúrgico, opciones quirúrgicas avanzadas y atención postquirúrgica a largo plazo.

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¿Soy un candidato para la cirugía de pérdida de peso?

 

Si pesa 100 libras o más sobre su peso corporal ideal y las dietas habituales han fallado, la cirugía para bajar de peso puede ayudarlo a perder peso y mantenerlo apagado.

Las calificaciones para la cirugía pueden variar según la ubicación, pero pueden incluir:

  • Have a body mass index (BMI) 30 or greater*
  • Tipo 2 diabetes
  • Colesterol alto
  • Alta presion sanguinea
  • Enfermedad del corazón y derrame cerebral
  • Apnea del sueño
  • Asma
  • Artritis y articulaciones
  • La enfermedad de reflujo y la pirosis

*Most insurances require a BMI of 35 or greater with a comorbid condition

Opciones de cirugía de pérdida de peso

Baylor Scott & White offers several different kinds of weight loss surgery designed to help patients manage their weight.

The gastric band and RYGB procedures may be reversed through revisional surgery if results of a prior gastric bypass surgery are unsatisfactory or other issues suggest a reversal. When you meet with a weight loss physician on the medical staff, you will discuss options and determine the procedure that is most appropriate for you.

  • Cirugía Revisional
  • Roux-en-Y Bypass gástrico
  • Manga gástrica
  • Cirugía de bandas gástricas
  • Desviación Biliopancreática con Interruptor Duodenal
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What to expect from weight loss surgery

Baylor Scott & White Health's caring and supportive weight management staff is excited to help you start a whole new life.

Before and during surgery

The decision to have weight loss surgery is a serious one that requires a commitment to a lifestyle change.

Make sure you know what to expect before and during surgery and talk with a weight loss surgeon on the medical staff at one of our facilities about the benefits and risks of each type of weight loss procedure.

Pre-operative education

Patients who have registered for surgery are requested to review the following pre-surgery educational materials.

Documents are password-protected. Patients who register for bariatric surgery will receive the access code.

After weight loss surgery

After weight loss surgery, the success of the surgery depends on the choices you make. You will need to make lifelong changes in your eating and exercise habits to maintain your weight loss.

Weight lo​​ss surgery classes and support groups

From informational seminars before surgery to support after surgery, several Baylor Scott & White locations offer classes and support groups for weight loss surgery patients. Find out more about events near you.​

Specialized centers

Our programs are accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).
Please select the center you would like to visit on the left.
Baylor University Medical Center, parte de Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie
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